Paulette Weal (She/Her) is a registered massage therapist with over 16 years experience.
Paulette’s certifications and experience include treating various chronic pain conditions like TMJ Disorder, chronic pelvic pain and disorder, Fibromyalgia, Degenerative Disc Disease and Osteoarthritis. She also has extensive experience working with motor vehicle accident victims, various neurological conditions, pregnancy massage, sports massage and remedial exercise. She practices Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and Active Release Therapy.
The experiences that led Paulette to take electives in Personal Training and Sports massage, most importantly, being a figure skater and being a mother of two very successful gymnasts.
Both daughters competed at the national level and her eldest has worked as an acrobatic artist performing with Cirque Du Soleil and her youngest is a successful highland dancer. Paulette has gained invaluable experience, both as a mother and a massage therapist, through the experiences of her daughter’s athletic journeys.
Paulette also freely shares her personal experiences with Celiac Disease with her clients. Because of her background in health care and motivation to discover as much as possible about celiac disease and the best ways to live with it Paulette has a wealth of knowledge and resources to share.
Paulette graduated from the 2200 hour massage therapy program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and is a member of MTANS.
R.Ac, dip.TCM, B.A.
Lisa (She/Her) has been an acupuncturist for 7 years, receiving a three year diploma of Acupuncture from the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Victoria, BC, the oldest Chinese medicine school in Canada. Lisa completed her fourth year of study with high honours at Pacific Rim College, from which she received her diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2011.
Lisa became a certified practitioner after successfully completing the British Columbia board exams. She is now a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Acupuncture.
Prior to her studies of Chinese Medicine, Lisa obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Psychology from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Passionate about health, Lisa worked in the health care field as a support worker for physical and mental health. She also spent time traveling and living in Europe, and teaching in South Korea.
Lisa believes in treating each person holistically and according to their own constitution and has seen amazing results in doing so.
Lisa successfully treated cases of chronic pain, gynecological disorders including infertility, digestive disorders, and insomnia, among many other health issues. She uses a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbs, diet therapy, tui na massage, cupping therapy, gua sha and electro-stimulation to treat her patients.
Lisa is known as being personable, compassionate and thorough, always taking the time to get to know her patients and develop a treatment plan tailored to each specific case.
R.Ac, dip.TCM, B.A.
Manual Osteopathic Practitioner
Mhairi (She/Her) is a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner and an RMT. She had been treating people of all ages as a registered massage therapist for over 20 years and has moved happily onward to focus her considerable knowledge and skills on manual osteopathy.
Her gentle approach and precise palpation have helped many clients recover from all kinds of musculo-skeletal injuries and stress-related conditions. She has finished 5 years of training in manual osteopathy with the Canadian College of Osteopathy and is a D.O.M.P. (manual osteopathic practitioner). She is a member in good standing of the OAO and the NSAO.
Mhairi is currently working Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. She no longer sees clients for massage therapy treatments.
Manual Osteopathic Practitioner
Dr. Leanne Camp
Dr. Leanne Camp, DC graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2003 with her Doctor of Chiropractic. She is a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors (NSCC) and volunteered for several years as a member of the Council of the NSCC.
Prior to attending Chiropractic College, Dr. Leanne graduated from Dalhousie University with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Biology and Kinesiology. She participated in a year abroad program to the South of France through Dalhousie and does speak some French. It was during her time at Dalhousie that she discovered a desire to pursue a career in healthcare and she chose to become a chiropractor.
Upon completion of her studies, she returned home to Nova Scotia where she has worked in various multidisciplinary clinics, working with a wide range of health professionals in a collaborative setting. She enjoys working with a wide range of conditions including treatment and rehabilitation of the low back, mid-back and neck related injuries, as well as conditions of the lower and upper limbs.
She finds it rewarding to help people achieve a higher level of function and well-being. This includes those at many different levels; from those participating in sport at a high level, to those looking to decrease pain or increase movement.
Dr. Camp enjoys staying active and participating in a wide range of activities including swimming, hiking, biking and getting outside with her husband and son.
Dr. Leanne Camp
(She/Her) I am an RMT and Artist living and working in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. I work with my patients to address tension, pain, and to calm the nervous system using Swedish Massage and myofascial techniques. I am a member of the Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS).
While at the Canadian College of a Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH), I completed specialized training in the Pregnancy and Neurology clinics the College offers. I received one-on-one instruction on pre- and post-natal treatments, and on conditions that originate in and/or affect the brain and spinal cord. Since graduating from CCMH, I have undergone additional training in CranioSacral Therapy from the Upledger Institute, Cupping Massage, and most recently my level 2 Reiki. I would be happy to give you more information on those modalities and incorporate them into your treatment with your expressed consent.
I am so grateful for my patients at Natural Path Wellness and welcome members of the LGBTQ+ community, Black, Indigenous, people of colour, as well as neurodivergent individuals. Anyone who needs a safe space to allow the innate wisdom of their body to heal itself is welcome in my treatment room.
If you have any special requests or questions please reach out via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a note on your file while booking. All emails and notes are completely confidential.
Nicole (She/Her) is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in November 2015.
She went on to work at a busy Sports Therapy clinic in downtown Vancouver where she treated a wide variety of patients including weekend warriors, professional athletes, office workers, and healthcare professionals. She also had the unique opportunity to volunteer as an RMT for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Vancouver.
Nicole has an extensive background in health care as she also holds a Bachelors of Nursing degree from Memorial University. She graduated with a BN in 2010 and went on to work both in Halifax and Vancouver in cardiovascular surgery. Working as a registered nurse, Nicole has gained a vast appreciation for how the body works and the healing power it has. Her passion to help others in a preventative, healing, and holistic manner led her to the field of Massage Therapy.
She has experience treating many conditions including chronic pain, headaches, injuries and pain from motor vehicle accidents, sports related injuries, symptoms related to stress and anxiety, plantar fasciitis and much more. She incorporates a variety of techniques into her treatments such as Swedish massage, trigger point therapy, joint mobilizations, myofascial release and more. Nicole believes in reviewing a detailed health history while actively listening to patient’s needs and concerns. This allows for the creation of mutually agreed upon goals that work toward achieving and maintaining optimal health.
Nicole is a member of the Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia. She welcomes both new and returning clients.
Nicole is available Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Sonya (she/her) graduated from the 2200hr massage and hydrotherapy program at ICT Northumberland college and has been practicing massage therapy for ten years. When she is not busy helping clients reach their wellness goals, she can be found with her nose in a book, a paint brush in her hand or on the back of a horse.
Sonya has experience treating a wide range of conditions using many different treatment techniques. Some of these techniques include myofascial release, Suikodo, cupping, trigger point therapy, and deep tissue massage. She is a member of MTANS and welcomes both new and returning clients to her table.
Mike/Michael (he/him) is a registered massage therapist, graduating with honours from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy 2200 hours massage program in 2015, and is an active member of MTANS.
He is sought most for his neck, shoulder and back work. He likes to incorporate a mix of general Swedish massage and myofascial release techniques to help address chronic pain or painful/physically limiting conditions. He has worked in both the clinical and spa settings, and has a lot of experience with motor vehicle injuries, stress/anxiety, labral tear surgical repairs, sciatica, nerve root compressions, burn scarring, fascial pain, headaches and migraines.
Prior to his massage career he worked as a saturation diver (oil & gas pipeline construction) all over the world and later a cook under both classically trained and modern trained chefs in a couple of the local restaurants.
Michael is a father, beekeeper, lover of music & animals, and streaming service binger. He’s working on the last one. In his spare time he’s either out in the woods with his dog, the fields with his bees, working out or as previously mentioned binging streaming services.
He currently sees clients Monday and Wednesday afternoon/evenings.
NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS – Chris (She/Her) recognizes that it is sometimes challenging to feel a sense of purpose and to feel connected to your life and to others around you. People often seek counselling when they are feeling overwhelmed or are looking for ways to heal from the past. Chris’s approach to counselling is a collaborative one that meets clients where they are. She works with clients to identify goals and strategies for reaching those goals.
Chris uses a relational, client-centred approach to counselling that integrates strategies from Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Strengths-based approaches rooted in neuroscience, and those that are attachment-based and trauma-informed. Chris identifies as a member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and she has experience working with diverse clients in areas such as anxiety, depression, gender identity, sexuality, life transitions, relationships, and stress management.
Chris is a Registered Counselling Therapist Candidate (RCT-C) with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Chris holds a Master’s degree in Counselling from Acadia University. Additionally, she has completed a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, Human Relations, from Mount Saint Vincent University, a Bachelor of Education degree from Acadia University, and a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in Psychology from Dalhousie University. Chris has experience in the field of education and leadership. She holds a level 1 certification in Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy and has completed specialized training in the Integrative Trauma and Attachment Treatment Model as well as Teletherapy.
Chris is currently available on Saturdays for in-person or virtual counselling sessions.
Accepting New Clients Now! – Shelley (she/her) provides a supportive safe, environment for clients to share their concerns and support to improve their mental health. Clients are brave to come to the counselling arena. Shelley offers over 20 years of counselling experience assisting clients with a deeper understanding of themself & answering the question of “who am I”? Working on yourself in counselling can provide shifts that can help alleviate suffering & increase coping skills in your life. Through greater understanding, clients can start their own healing process towards a stronger healthier self, overcoming past hurts and refocusing their energy on your true-real self! Let’s get started.
Clients grow and learn through a combination of psychotherapy, assessments, strategies, and practice to implement learning/changes to help in becoming their best self. Shelley can help by listening, working together to seek solutions to current issues. Through knowledge, practice and exercises clients can transition to a deeper understanding of their feelings, thoughts, behaviours, and reactions! Our own internal critic can be harsh with strong self-criticism and negative self-talk leaving an overall feeling of not feeling good enough. The behavior may be familiar because of the critical environment we may have experienced earlier in our life. Shelley can assist in helping to notice, identify triggers and correct the unhelpful self-judgment and challenge the internal critic by letting go of needless suffering.
Shelley works with client groups includes mature minors (young adults age 14 plus+) and adults. She uses a client-centred approach using a variety of theoretical approaches for clients (CBT, SFT, CPT, ACT, EFT, IFS, EMDR, psychodynamic, Reality Therapy, Logosynthesis and flash technique). She is an EMDR Accredited Practitioner – EMDR Association of Canada (EMDR Canada), EMDR Certified Therapist – EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and supervises Counselling Candidates at the Nova Scotia College for Counselling Therapists. Shelley holds two licenses RCT (Registered Counselling Therapist) and CCC (Canadian Certified Counsellor) and works with most areas of mental health with specialization in some of the following: anxiety, depression, trauma, identity, self-worth, disability/pain management, careers, work issues and transitions. Shelley also holds two graduate degrees, Masters in Counselling (Acadia University) and Masters in Adult Education and Training (MSVU).
Shelley does not accept direct billing at this time.
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Bronwen (She/Her) is a registered massage therapist with over 18 years experience.
Bronwen specializes in and treats many clients for pelvic pain and dysfunction (bladder and bowel pain and dysfunction, post surgical pain) and TMJD or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (pain in the jaw, face, ears), because these two things often overlap in clients it’s something she sees and treats on a daily basis and has great success resolving ongoing issues in these areas.
She also has extensive experience in treating many different conditions including chronic pain, stress/anxiety induced symptoms, injuries due to motor vehicle accidents, fascial pain, headaches, migraines, surgical and injury scars, cancer patients/survivors and offers pregnancy and breast massage and much more.
Along with Swedish massage, Bronwen is a practitioner of massage cupping, CranioSacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Active Release Therapy. She has also completed a certification in Pediatric Massage (CPMT). She incorporates some or all of these things in to her unique treatments on a daily basis.
Bronwen is a mother, a partner, a lover of books, stand up paddling and cats (many cats).
Bronwen graduated from the 2200 hour massage therapy program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, with honors, in 2004 and is a member of MTANS. She currently sees clients on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.